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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   EC-TEL 2013: Third Call for Papers and other Contributions
Email:   announce_(on)_cs.ucy.ac.cy
Date received:   16 Feb 2013
Deadline:   25 Mar 2013
Start date:   17 Sep 2013

*** Third Call for Papers and other contributions (short version) *** EC-TEL 2013: Eighth European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning "Scaling Up Learning for Sustained Impact" 17-21 September 2013, Paphos, Cyprus http://ec-tel.eu/ The European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL) is a unique opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to address current challenges and advances in the field. Through EC-TEL, established and emerging researchers as well as practitioners, entrepreneurs, and technology developers explore new collaborations, strengthen networks, and complement their core experience. While Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) has created enormous changes in schools, universities and at the workplaces, innovations have tended to be unsustainable. Too often, initiatives need a high degree of effort to be sustained, and are consequently endangered when funding stops. Many initiatives now focus on scaling up bottom-up initiatives to create higher and more sustainable impact. These initiatives require an interdisciplinary perspective in TEL research and development, drawing on core disciplines of Computer Science, Education, Psychology, Cognitive Science, and Social Science. This blend of research traditions has always been a strength of EC-TEL and its vibrant community. We invite contributions for demonstrations, workshops and project meetings, as well as original research papers. A doctoral consortium will also be organized concurrently with the workshops. See the website for more details: http://ec-tel.eu/ Note: the European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (ECSCW) will be hosted from 21-25 September at the same location as EC-TEL 2013. So there is a good opportunity to visit both conferences at the same time. IMPORTANT DATES * Papers, posters, demonstrations abstracts: 25 March 2013 * Papers, posters, demonstrations full submissions: 2 April 2013 * Papers, posters, demonstrations acceptance notifications: 4 June 2013 * Camera ready versions: 28 June 2013 * Room reservation deadline for project meetings: 15 June 2013 (On-site meeting rooms available 16-18 & 21 September 2013) * Workshop proposals: 2 April 2013 * Workshop acceptance notification: 30 April 2013 * Workshops: 17, 18, 21 September 2013 * Main conference: 18-20 September 2013 SUBMISSION FORMATS Submissions will be handled through EasyChair (http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ectel2013). All papers will be reviewed through a non-blind review process. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Proceedings will be published by Springer within their Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series which is ranked in the ISI Web of Knowledge. The use of the LNCS template is mandatory: http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0 * Full Papers: max. 14 pages, published in proceedings * Short Papers: max. 6 pages, published in proceeding * Demonstration Papers: max. 4 pages, published in proceedings * Poster Papers: max. 4 pages, 2 page summary published in proceedings * Workshop Proposals: max. 4 pages, not published in proceedings DEMONSTRATIONS Please submit a concise, max. 4 pages description of a (running!) prototype, clearly showing how your technological innovation realises a learning innovation. All accepted demonstrations will be invited to participate in the EC-TEL 2013 Demo SLAM session. The audience will vote for the best EC-TEL prototype in this session and the winner will be awarded. We encourage demonstration submissions that complement an EC-TEL research paper submission. POSTERS Posters report on significant work in progress. We are planning an interactive poster and demonstration session in which you can present your work and elicit feedback from EC-TEL participants. Please submit a paper up to a maximum of 4 pages long describing your work and the results that you plan to achieve until September 2013. A 2-page summary of this will then be published within the EC-TEL proceedings. WORKSHOPS EC-TEL 2013 offers the opportunity to host several workshops. Parties interested to organize a workshop are asked to submit a proposal of maximum 4 pages long outlining the theme of the workshop, workshop format, expected participants and domains addressed, dissemination activities, workshop organizing committee, and organizational requirements. Proposals should be submitted via the EasyChair system of EC-TEL. We are exploring possibilities for arranging publication of all workshop papers in a post-conference proceedings volume to be published by Springer. Workshop organizers should indicate in their proposals whether they would like to contribute to such a post-conference proceedings volume, or whether they are targeting other high-quality publication outlets such as international peer-reviewed journals. PROJECT MEETINGS In addition to the regular sessions and workshops, EC-TEL offers a unique opportunity for European Projects in TEL to hold face-to-face meetings. Please contact the local organization chair at your earliest convenience to book meeting rooms. DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM In contrast to regular conference papers, doctoral consortium submissions should address specifically PhD student work. All submissions will be reviewed after acceptance by at least two senior researchers and one of the accepted doctoral candidates. Additionally, two discussants, members of the doctoral consortium committee, will be appointed to each paper. Discussant comments will be followed by a plenary discussion of the paper. Doctoral Consortium application submission: May 31, 2013 Doctoral Consortium application notification: June 27, 2013 Doctoral Consortium reviews: July 31, 2013 Doctoral Consortium camera-ready versions: September 4, 2013 Doctoral Consortium: September 17, 2013 CONFERENCE ORGANISATION General Chair: Ralf Klamma, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Program Chairs: Davinia Hernández-Leo, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain Tobias Ley, Tallinn University, Estonia Industry Chair: Lucia Pannese, Imaginary, Italy Workshop Chair: Anoush Margaryan, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK Poster and Demonstration Chair: Andreas Harrer, Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germay Doctoral Consortium Chairs: Katherine Maillet, Télécom SudParis, France Tomaz Klobucar, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia Dissemination Chair: Michael Derntl, RWTH Aachen University, Germany Local Organization Chair: George Angelos Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus Find all details at http://ec-tel.eu/ Follow us on twitter: https://twitter.com/ectel2013 -------------------------------------------------------------------- This is not SPAM. 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